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Emerson Closed

The College will be closed today, Monday, February 8 for day and evening classes. 

Due to National Weather Service predictions for hazardous conditions beginning mid-morning, the College is closing for the safety of our campus community and employees.

The College’s dining facilities will be open and operating on a normal schedule.  The Iwasaki Library will be open until 11pm.


Serizawa, MFA '01, profiled by Antioch Review


July 30, 2014

Asako Serizawa, MFA ’01, was recently interviewed by Antioch Review about her story, “The Visitor,” which won the O. Henry Prize Award last year. The prize is one of the most prestigious awards for short fiction.

“The Visitor” takes place in Japan after World War II and focuses on a young man, a former soldier, who visits the parents of someone he knew in war. Serizawa is a graduate of Emerson’s Writing, Literature and Publishing Department.

Read the Antioch Review article.